Nobel prize winning Italian playwright Dario Fo dead: media


Rome (AFP)

Italian playwright and actor Dario Fo, who won the Nobel prize for literature in 1997, has died at the age of 90, Italian media reported Thursday.

The left-winger was best known for his works "Accidental Death of an Anarchist" and "Can't Pay, Won't Pay", and stirred controversy with his 1969 work "Mistero buffo" ("Comical Mystery").